Accounts Controller

AJ Chambers
Chelmsford, Essex
£38,000 - £42,000
21 May 2020
20 Jun 2020
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

AJ Chambers are currently representing one of the UKs leading companies in their sector who are seeking an Accounts Controller. Based in the centre of Chelmsford, this role would suit an experienced individual who has a background in a similar industry.

The Role

As Accounts Controller, your role will be to support the Finance Director and oversee, supervise and evaluate the operations of the accounts department. In addition, you will manage the company’s accounts assistants and the general running of the department.

Duties include:

  • Oversee the operations of the Accounting department
  • Supervise Accounts department including Accounts Assistants
  • To deputise for the Finance Director in their absence, ensuring the consistent smooth running of the department
  • Responsible for all aspects of accounting (accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing, general ledger entries, bank reconciliation, expenses and payroll)
  • Responsible for delivering timely and accurate financial processing, month end close, cash management reports and balance sheet reconciliation
  • Coordinate and direct the development and preparation of budgets, forecasts and projections
  • Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans
  • Maintain files and comply with record retention requirements
  • Support the Finance Director with the monthly payroll process and manage in their absence

The Candidate

  • ACCA qualified or similar
  • A minimum of three years’ experience of financial management
  • Good working knowledge of financial systems
  • Experience in preparation of budgets, management accounts and variance reports
  • Good level of communication and inter-personal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail

For more information on this Accounts Controller position, please contact Darren Buckley at AJ Chambers.

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